71. Penalty for misrepresentation

Section 71. Penalty for misrepresentation


  • makes any misrepresentation to, or
  • suppresses any material fact from,

the Controller or the Certifying Authority for

  • obtaining any license or
  • Electronic Signature Certificate, as the case may be,

shall be punished with

  • imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or
  • with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees, or
  • with both.

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